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Dan Gutman

Dan Gutman has visited more than one thousand schools in the last decade, so he must be doing something right.  For grades 1-3, he talks about his popular easy reader series, My Weird School.  For grades 3 and up, he gives a very inspirational, educational, and entertaining talk about his baseball card adventure series (Honus & Me, Babe & Me, etc.), showing his rejection letters, preliminary cover designs, and rewritten manuscript.  Both groups get a funny slide show depicting a day in the life of an author. For Kindergarten students, Dan reads his picture book Rappy the Raptor.  A splendid time is had by all!

Dan limits his visits to schools in northern New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut ​and visits only those by which he can travel by using mass transit.

Please see Dan’s website for details on how to request a “virtual visit”.

Visit the HarperCollins World of Dan Gutman to watch interview videos, learn about new releases, print My Weird School cards and play games.

Grade Levels: Grades 3-5 , Grades K-2
Genres: Fiction